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Religion and profit : Moravians in early America

Author: Katherine Carté Engel
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press ; Oxford : Oxford Creative Marketing [distributor], [2011]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Catalysts in the birth of evangelicalism, the Moravians supported their religious projects through financial savvy, a distinctive communalism at Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and transatlantic commercial  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Carté Engel
ISBN: 9780812201857 081220185X
OCLC Number: 859161023
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 2010 Dale W. Brown Book Award for Outstanding Scholarship in Anabaptist and Pietist Studies.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 313 pages :) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Note on TerminologyIntroduction1. The Pilgrims' Mission2. Interconnected Worlds3. Moravian Expansion in the Mid-Atlantic4. The Moral Parameters of Economic Endeavor5. Atlantic Currents: Global War and the Fate of Moravian Communalism6. Two Revolutions: Ending the Oeconomy and Losing the Missions7. A Change in Mission8. Unraveled StrandsConclusionList of AbbreviationsNotesIndexAcknowledgments
Responsibility: Katherine Carte Engel.

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